Imedia Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

IMBI -  USA Stock  

USD 6.10  0.10  1.67%

Given the investment horizon of 90 days and your typical level of risk aversion, our recommendation regarding Imedia Brands is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Imedia Brands buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding IMBI positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Imedia Brands' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.

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The advice is provided from Imedia Brands' buy-and-hold perspective. Please see Imedia Brands Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as Imedia and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards Imedia Brands.

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Strong Hold


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Current Valuation


Odds of Distress

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Economic Sensitivity

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Analyst Consensus

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Reporting Quality (M-Score)

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For the selected time horizon Imedia Brands has a Risk Adjusted Performance of (0.004494), Jensen Alpha of (0.09), Total Risk Alpha of (0.26) and Treynor Ratio of (0.10)
We provide advice to complement the regular expert consensus on Imedia Brands. Our dynamic recommendation engine utilizes a multidimensional algorithm to analyze the company's potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Imedia Brands is not overpriced, please check out all Imedia Brands fundamentals, including its price to sales, cash per share, and the relationship between the number of shares shorted and ebitda . Given that Imedia Brands has a number of shares shorted of 56.46 K, we strongly advise you to confirm Imedia Brands market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Imedia Brands Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Imedia Brands generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Imedia Brands has high historical volatility and very poor performance
The company reported the previous year's revenue of 471.54 M. Net Loss for the year was (9.63 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 167.05 M.
Imedia Brands currently holds about 14.95 M in cash with (25.4 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.91.
Imedia Brands has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Roughly 13.0% of the company shares are held by company insiders
Latest headline from Is iMedia Brands Using Debt Sensibly - Nasdaq

Imedia Brands current analysts advice

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Imedia analyst recommendations are determined by taking all analyst recommendations and averaging them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell or Sell. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Imedia analyst consensus and target price projections should be used in combination with other traditional techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Target Mean Price18.00
Target Median Price17.50
Target High Price22.00
Recommendation Mean2.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions4
Target Low Price15.00
Average Consensus Strong Buy
The consensus estimates and target price estimation comprises individual analyst assessments, and may or may not mutch the Macroaxis buy or sell advice. It is determined by taking an average of all analyst recommendations and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, or Sell.

Imedia Brands Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Imedia Brands' historical returns is an attempt to chart the future uncertainty of Imedia Brands' future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Imedia Brands stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Imedia Brands price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Imedia Brands returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Imedia Brands stock.
Mean Return-0.06Value At Risk-4.65
Potential Upside5.68Standard Deviation3.36
 Return Density 
Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Imedia Brands historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Imedia Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as Imedia Brands is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading Imedia Brands backward and forwards among themselves. Imedia Brands' institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase Imedia Brands' securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Security TypeSharesValue
Equitec Proprietary Markets LlcCommon Shares102.8 K591 K
Eidelman Virant CapitalCommon Shares45 K254 K
Ophir Asset Management Pty LtdCommon Shares1.3 M10.8 M
Cooper Creek Partners Management LlcCommon Shares854.5 K6.9 M
B Riley Financial IncCommon Shares847.2 K6.8 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares708 K5.7 M
Union Square Park Capital Management LlcCommon Shares666 K5.4 M
Note, although Imedia Brands' institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

Imedia Brands Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Imedia Brands or Consumer Cyclical sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Imedia Brands stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Imedia stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW0.66
Overall volatility
Information ratio -0.03

Imedia Brands Volatility Alert

Imedia Brands exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.13 and kurtosis of 0.11. However, we advise investors to further study Imedia Brands technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Imedia Brands' stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Imedia Brands' stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Imedia Brands Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Imedia Brands' fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Imedia Brands' direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Imedia Brands and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Imedia Brands or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Imedia Brands' fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Imedia Brands by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
 Better Than Average     
 Worse Than Average Compare Imedia Brands to competition
FundamentalsImedia BrandsPeer Average
Return On Equity(31.24) %(0.31) %
Return On Asset(1.08) %(0.14) %
Profit Margin(2.04) %(1.27) %
Operating Margin(0.82) %(5.51) %
Current Valuation168.31 M16.62 B
Shares Outstanding21.36 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders13.08 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions21.49 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted56.46 K4.71 M
Price to Earning(22.03) X28.72 X
Price to Book2.16 X9.51 X
Price to Sales0.27 X11.42 X
Revenue471.54 M9.43 B
Gross Profit167.05 M27.38 B
EBITDA7.49 M3.9 B
Net Income(9.63 M)570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents14.95 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.91 X5.01 X
Total Debt53.65 M5.32 B
Debt to Equity1.10 %48.70 %
Current Ratio1.39 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share2.77 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations(25.4 M)971.22 M
Short Ratio0.79 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share(0.77) X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.27) X4.89 X
Number of Employees64518.84 K
Market Capitalization128.18 M19.03 B
Total Asset23 K29.47 B
Retained Earnings(404.79 M)9.33 B
Working Capital(906 K)1.48 B
Current Asset17 K9.34 B
   Acquisition by Wageman Montgomery of 5000 shares of Imedia Brands subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Imedia Brands Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as Imedia . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.
Accumulation Distribution762.67
Daily Balance Of Power0.5263
Rate Of Daily Change1.02
Day Median Price6.09
Day Typical Price6.09
Market Facilitation Index0.0
Price Action Indicator0.065

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 2010 2014 2020 2021 (projected)
Current Assets195.86 M160.94 M173.73 M197.2 M
Total Assets233.71 M212.74 M226.64 M254.91 M

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The market value of Imedia Brands is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Imedia that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Imedia Brands' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Imedia Brands' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Imedia Brands' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Imedia Brands underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Imedia Brands' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Imedia Brands value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Imedia Brands' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.